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Vascular dementia is a neurological condition in which cognitive abilities, such as memory, thinking, and reason, gradually decline. This is caused by reduced blood flow to the brain. As the second-most common form of dementia, vascular dementia can create small, often undetectable, strokes over a long period of time.
To meet with a specialist who can diagnose symptoms of vascular dementia in Central California, Find a Doctor who practices at a location near you. You can also find great care at these Dignity Health Central California hospitals:
Signs and symptoms of vascular dementia are often very similar to those of Alzheimer’s disease. Common warning signs include:
As vascular dementia progresses, the symptoms become more pronounced. This may include not being able to take a shower without help or not being able to tell the difference between day and night.
Causes of vascular dementia center around decreased blood flow to the brain. A lack of oxygen-rich blood can occur from a variety of conditions, including:
Risk factors for vascular dementia include;
Untreated, vascular problems can damage brain cells, leading to impaired brain function. With the help of MRI and CT scans, doctors at Dignity Health Central California can detect visible shrinkage (atrophy) of brain matter caused by repeated instances of damage and death of brain tissue.
While doctors can’t bring memory and other brain functions back, treatment for vascular dementia can reduce symptoms and help you or your loved one avoid future problems with blood flow to the brain. Treatment options may include:
Talk with a Dignity Health Central California provider to learn more about prevention and treatment.
Dignity Health Central California offers personal care for vascular conditions like vascular dementia in Bakersfield, and Stockton, CA.